Assessment and moderation are causing so much debate amongst our schools. There is no clear definition or lead from the government with continuous changes, constant u-turns, mistakes and mishaps! [...]
The app helps ensure your teachers are making consistent judgements about pupils’ progress and attainment, by using priority objectives based on the new national curriculum.
These are broken up into age appropriate objectives and cover all National Curriculum subjects. This means that you can all teachers are assessing against the same criteria and that progress can be easily tracked within a subject, across a year group and between year groups.
Use the app’s baseline assessment function to ensure that all progress measures can take account of each pupil’s starting point.
The app helps you map progress for all year groups, not just pupils arriving at the end of a key stage. It will also ensure that this progress reflects how each pupil’s growing breadth and depth of knowledge and skills.
Being able to quickly identify pupils who are falling behind is more important than just keeping Ofsted happy. That’s why it is a central aspect of the app. Use the clear, at-a-glance tracking reports in The Climbing Frames School Pupil Tracker to quickly identify pupils who are falling behind.
Know that you can act quickly to halt pupils slipping behind, as the app will automatically flag any pupil who has not shown progress for two terms, or is two steps behind predicted progress. This gives a clear signal to teachers and managers. It enables you to move speedily to intervene with corrective actions. The automatic alerts can be broad enough to highlight lack of progress across a whole subject. You can also drill down into that pupil’s progress data to show that progress is not being made in only one sub-strand.
Be satisfied that, no matter when Ofsted comes to call, you always have the latest data to hand. Data captured in real-time assessments by your teachers is instantly converted into management data. . This means you have the satisfaction of knowing your data is fresh, every time you access it.
Track and report on your Pupil Premium children, as well as other groups that Ofsted are particularly interested, using the dynamic filters available across the app. These filters mean it is takes seconds to create progress and attainment reports for special groups. Pupil Premium children are covered, as well as other groups such as EAL and FSM pupils.
Other filters enable you to drill further into your data. Want to know the progress for white British males currently on FSM? You can access this data quickly and effortlessly. You will find this the perfect for satisfying inspectors that come to call and giving you a powerful analytical planning tool.
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